Treadmills are known to be most popular and most effective home exercise and fitness equipment with 33% of sales and is capable of burning around 850 calories per hour
Treadmills basically serve two purposes :
No matter, you are running casually or running seriously Treadmill is just perfect equipment for you. The more energy you put in, more speed you get out of it. Treadmills are great assistance for your cardiovascular muscles. It burns around 860-900 calories in an hour as per studies which is an amazing feat for any jogger or weight looser .
Best part is, chances for injuries and extra stress to critical joints is very less in case of TREADMILLS. It works 247 and 12 months a year. No snow, No sun can effect it, it just keeps working:-)
Things to look out in Treadmills before buying it: Treadmill Tips
It all boils down to capacity of your pocket. Treadmills can vary from 1000$ to 3000$ (oops that too costly ..right ) but you have to choose it very wisely because your investment has to last very long. So expect to pay somewhere around 2000$ for buying a quality product. Something less than that means you are loosing on quality in some way. Try to go in for best Treadmills. But before buying, here are some points to be taken care of.
a) For Home use : Go in for DC motors as they are less noisy.
For commercial use, Go in for Ac motors but they are a bit noisy and requires a dedicated line.
---------------------Random Tip : If you are buying a treadmill for running purpose, make sure it has a running platform of at least 60 inches.